Statement by the Thai Mekong People’s Network in Eight Provinces from the 1st Dialogue with Datang (Lao) Pak Beng Hydropower Co. Ltd. on 17 January 2018, Chiang Khong, Thailand

We, Thai Mekong People’s Network from Eight Provinces, declare our position from the Dialogue with Datang (Lao) Pak Beng Hydropower Co. Ltd. We demand an integrated assessment of the Mekong dam cascade, including Xayaburi, Sanakham, Pak Beng and Don Sahong Dams. We support a Dialogue ...

The Mekong Butterfly

Young Water Leaders Summit 2018

The Young Water Leaders Summit (YWLS) brings together water leaders of the future, and seeks to influence, equip, and transform them to become effective catalysts of continuous change in their home region and in the wider, water world.The 3-day Summit facilitates interactive dialogues on pressing ...

Singapore International Water Week

Consultation with Developers on Review and Update of the Design Guidance for Proposed Mainstream (and Tributary)

MRCS is arranging a Consultation with Developers on Review and Update of the Design Guidance for Proposed Mainstream (and Tributary) on January 25, 2018 at the Office of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR.For more details, please visit here ...

Mekong River Commission

Regional Training Workshop on Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation for the Lower Mekong Basin

MRCS is arranging a Regional Training Workshop on Hydropower Environmental Impact Mitigation for the Lower Mekong Basin on January 23-24, 2018 at the Office of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR.For more details, please visit here ...

Mekong River Commission

CALL FOR OPEN DATA SUBMISSION

Award: ODV best open data set 2017Mekong Environment Forum – MEF 2017Building Community Capacity in Response to Mekong Delta Environmental ChangesCan Tho University, 28 December 2017OverviewAs part of the MEF and Can Tho University upcoming workshop on Building Community Capacity, the East-West Management Institute Open ...

Open Development Mekong

2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Council Study & Update of PDG and Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy

The forum titled “The study on sustainable development and management of the Mekong river, including the impacts of mainstream hydropower projects and the update of preliminary design guidance, and sustainable hydropower development strategy in the lower Mekong basin” will beThe 2nd MRC regional stakeholder forum, ...

Mekong River Commission

Joint Statement between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

At the invitation of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the United States of America Donald J. Trump paid a state visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, from November 11 to 12, 2017.[] 14. The leaders noted that, as a partner of ...

The White House

24th MRC Council and 22nd Development Partner Consultative Group meetings late November

The 24th MRC Council and 22nd Development Partner Consultative Group meetings will be held at Pattaya Resort in Chonburi Province of Thailand on November 28-30, 2017.The meeting will discuss a number of organizational matters including (i) cooperation between MRC and Dialogue Partners, Development Partners and ...

Mekong River Commission

China to release emergency water from Jinghong Reservoir on October 31

MRC received a one-day advance ‘emergency notification’ from China – its dialogue partner – about its planned water discharge from the Jinghong Reservoir to the lower Mekong River tomorrow, aimed to ensure power grid security.The discharge of the Jinghong reservoir on Lancang River will gradually ...

Mekong River Commission

Salween Stories: a space to share the stories of this unique river

There are many stories about the Salween River. Myths from long ago. The hopes and tragedies of the recent past. The present day stories of a diversity of local lives and cultures. Dreams for a better future – some shared and some dissimiliar.  “Salween Stories” ...

Salween River

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